Lot 12
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A Fabergé Imperial hardstone cigarette case with enamelled gold mounts, workmaster Michael Perchin, St Petersburg, 1895

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 GBP
Sold
43,250 GBP
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Description

carved in mottled brown agate, the rims enamelled with translucent green leaf trails, diamond thumbpiece, struck with workmaster's initials and Fabergé in Cyrillic, scratched inventory number 47472, 56 standard   

Provenance

Purchased by HIM Empress Maria Feodorovna on 23 December 1895 at a cost of 260 roubles, billed on 19 January 1896

Presented to HIH Grand Duke Vladimir Alexandrovich or HIH Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna

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